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  1. The Late-Victorian Marriage Question: A Collection of Key New Woman Texts.Ann Heilmann (ed.) - 1998 - Routledge.
    This anthology contextualizes key feminist texts and ideas by linking them with the transformation of public opinion brought about by the late Victorian debate on marriage, motherhood and women's right to an independent life. Included are Mona Caird's controversial The Morality of Marriage ; debates between feminists, traditionalists and anti-feminists on marriage, divorce and the New Woman, and selected reading from New Woman fiction, both feminist and anti-feminist, which reproduces the media debate on morality in literature.
  2. Women and Men Political Theorists: Enlightened Conversations.Kristin Waters (ed.) - 2000 - Blackwell.
    This much-anticipated work is a rich and insightful collection of essays that restores women and minorities to the arena of political theory and debate.
  3. The Bodies of Women: Ethics, Embodiment, and Sexual Difference.Rosalyn Diprose - 1994 - Routledge.
    In The Bodies of Women , Rosalyn Diprose argues that traditional approaches to ethics both perpetuate and remain blind to the mechanisms of the subordination of women. She shows that injustice against women begins in the ways that social discourses and practices place women's embodied existence as improper and secondary to men. She intervenes into debates about sexual difference, ethics, philosophies of the body and theories of self in order to develop a new ethics which places sexual difference at the (...)
  4. Contested Concepts in Gender and Social Politics.Barbara Hobson, Jane Lewis & Birte Siim (eds.) - 2002 - E. Elgar.
    This is a major contribution to the theoretical and comparative literature on welfare states, written by some of the most original and challenging feminist ...
  5. Hipparchia's Choice: An Essay Concerning Women, Philosophy, Etc.Michèle Le Dœuff - 1991 - Blackwell.
  6. On Love.Pierre Teilhard de Chardin - 1972 - New York: Harper & Row.
  7. Love Between Equals: A Philosophical Study of Love and Sexual Relationships.John Wilson - 1995 - St. Martin's Press.
    Everyone loves something or somebody, and most people are concerned with loving another person like themselves, all equal. This book is based on the belief that getting clear about the concept and meaning of love between equals is essential for success in our practical lives. For how can we love properly unless we have a fairly clear idea of what love is? The book is written in ordinary language and for the ordinary person, without jargon or philosophical technicalities. It aims (...)
  8. The Prudence of Love: How Possessing the Virtue of Love Benefits the Lover.Eric J. Silverman - 2009 - Lexington Books.
    The Prudence of Love focuses upon the intersection of philosophical, theological, and psychological issues related to love. Eric Silverman defends an account of love derived from the views of Thomas Aquinas and argues that love provides numerous psychological and relational benefits that increase the lover's happiness. Furthermore, he argues that love is beneficial according to all major contemporary accounts of happiness.
  9. Religious Imagination and the Body: A Feminist Analysis.Paula M. Cooey - 1994 - Oxford University Press.
    In recent years feminist scholarship has increasingly focused on the importance of the body and its representations in virtually every social, cultural, and intellectual context. Many have argued that because women are more closely identified with their bodies, they have access to privileged and different kinds of knowledge than men. In this landmark new book, Paula Cooey offers a different perspective on the significance of the body in the context of religious life and practice. Building on the pathbreaking work of (...)
  10. Feminist Theory: A Reader.Wendy K. Kolmar & Frances Bartkowski (eds.) - 1999 - Mayfield Pub. Co..
    This comprehensive reader represents the history, intellectual breadth and diversity of feminist theory.
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  11. Changing Cultures: Feminism, Youth and Consumerism.Mica Nava - 1992 - Sage Publications.
    Linked by the connection of feminism, sociology, and cultural studies, Changing Cultures assesses feminist theory, its transformations, and its ability to highlight issues and practices. This controversial yet stimulating volume explores the complex relationship between these three subjects, conceptual approaches, their political implications and their historical context. Nava analyzes utopianism of feminist thought on the family; sexuality and sexual differences in youth service provision; and the symbolic resonance of the urban and domestic education of girls. She also investigates the relationship (...)
  12. Feminism, Theory, and the Politics of Difference.Chris Weedon - 1999 - Blackwell.
    "Feminism, Theory and the Politics of Difference" looks at the question of difference across the full spectrum of feminist theory from liberal, radical, lesbian ...
  13. A Sociology of Sex and Sexuality.Gail Hawkes - 1996 - Open University Press.
    A Sociology of Sex and Sexuality offers an historical sociological analysis of ideas about expressions of sexual desire, combining both primary and secondary historical and theoretical material with original research and popular imagery in the contemporary context. While some reference is made to the sexual ideology of Classical Antiquity and of early Christianity, the major focus of the book is on the development of ideas about sex and sexuality in the context of modernity. It questions the widespread assumption that the (...)
  14. Long Slow Burn: Sexuality and Social Science.Kath Weston - 1998 - Routledge.
    The last decade has seen the transformation of the study of sexuality from a marginalized effort to a fully respected discipline at many major universities. There are numerous publications devoted solely to the topic and queer theory, a force to be reckoned with, has its own celebrities. Nonetheless, queer studies is considered to be the brainchild of the humanities, with the social sciences slowly coming around to apply its principles to empirical research. Long, Slow Burn, a powerful collection of essays (...)
  15. Feminism and its Discontents: A Century of Struggle with Psychoanalysis.Mari Jo Buhle - 1998 - Harvard University Press.
    An ambitious and highly engaging history of ideas, Feminism and Its Discontents brings together far-flung intellectual tendencies rarely seen in intimate ...
  16. The Gendered Unconscious: Can Gender Discourses Subvert Psychoanalysis?Louise Gyler - 2010 - Routledge.
    This book investigates the nature of Feminist interventions in psychoanalysis by comparing the status and treatment of women in two different psychoanalytic ...
  17. Thinking About Sexual Harassment: A Guide for the Perplexed.A. Crouch Margaret - 2001 - Oup Usa.
    Thinking About Sexual Harassment aims to provide the information necessary for careful, critical thinking about the concept of sexual harassment. Part I traces the construction of the concept of sexual harassment from the first public uses of the term through its definitions in the law, in legal cases, and in empirical research. Part II analyses philosophical definitions of sexual harassment and a number of issues that have arisen in the law, including the reasonable woman standard and whether same-sex harassment should (...)
  18. Feminism and Ancient Philosophy.Julie K. Ward (ed.) - 1996 - Routledge.
    An important volume connecting classical studies with feminism, Feminism and Ancient Philosophy provides an even-handed assessment of the ancient philosophers' discussions of women and explains which ancient views can be fruitful for feminist theorizing today. The papers in this anthology range from classical Greek philosophy through the Hellenistic period, with the predominance of essays focusing on topics such as the relation of reason and the emotions, the nature of emotions and desire, and related issues in moral psychology. The volume contains (...)
  19. Socialism, Feminism, and Philosophy: A Radical Philosophy Reader.Sean Sayers & Peter Osborne (eds.) - 1984 - Routledge.
    Since 1972, the journal Radical Philosophy has provided a forum for the discussion of radical and critical ideas in philosophy. This anthology reprints some of the best articles to have appeared in the journal during the past five years. It covers topics in social and moral philosophy which are central to current controversies on the left, focusing on theoretical issues raised by socialist, feminist, and environmental movements. The articles engage with contemporary issues in critical terms, and represent the best of (...)
  20. A Concise Companion to Feminist Theory.Mary Eagleton (ed.) - 2003 - Blackwell.
    A Concise Companion to Feminist Theory introduces readers to the broad scope of feminist theory over the past 35 years.
  21. Sacrificial Logics: Feminist Theory and the Critique of Identity.Allison Weir - 1996 - Routledge.
    Contemporary feminist theory is at an impasse: the project of reformulating concepts of self and social identity is thwarted by an association between identity and oppression and victimhood. In Sacrificial Logics, Allison Weir proposes a way out of this impasse through a concept of identity which depends on accepting difference. Weir argues that the equation of identity with repression and domination links "relational" feminists like Nancy Chodorow, who equate self-identity with the repression of connection to others, and poststructuralist feminists like (...)
  22. Political Science & Feminisms: Integration or Transformation?Kathleen A. Staudt - 1997 - Prentice Hall International.
  23. Disciplining Foucault: Feminism, Power, and the Body.Jana Sawicki - 1991 - Routledge.
  24. Theorizing Feminism: Parallel Trends in the Humanities and Social Sciences.Abigail J. Stewart (ed.) - 2001 - Westview Press.
    In the past three decades, feminist scholars have produced an extraordinary rich body of theoretical writing in humanities and social science disciplines. This revised and updated second edition of Theorizing Feminism: Parallel Trends in the Humanities and Social Sciences, is a genuinely interdisciplinary anthology of significant contributions to feminist theory.This timely reader is creatively edited, and contains insightful introductory material. It illuminates the historical development of feminist theory as well as the current state of the field. Emphasizing common themes and (...)
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  25. Queer Theory/Sociology.Steven Seidman (ed.) - 1996 - Blackwell.
    This book aims to productively engage the pioneering work of Queer theorists and point toe way towards a new sociological Queer studies.
  26. Queer/Early/Modern.Carla Freccero - 2006 - Duke University Press.
    Prolepses: Queer/early/modern -- Always already queer (French) theory -- Undoing the histories of homosexuality -- Queer nation : early/modern France -- Queer spectrality.
  27. Interpreting Visual Culture: Explorations in the Hermeneutics of the Visual.Ian Heywood & Barry Sandywell (eds.) - 1999 - Routledge.
    Interpreting Visual Culture brings together the writings of some of the leading experts in art history, philosophy, sociology and cultural studies to look at the role of perception and the "visual" in our understanding of the contemporary human condition. Ranging from an analysis of the role of vision in current critical discourse to a discussion of specific examples taken from the visual arts, ethics and sociology, this collection presents the latest material on the interpretation of the visual in modern culture. (...)
  28. The Gender of Power.Kathy Davis, Monique Leijenaar & Jantine Oldersma (eds.) - 1991 - Sage Publications.
    "This book does serve a very useful purpose in returning power to the centre of the feminist stage. . . . This book makes clear the ways in which the machinations of power are more subtle, widespread, and multiform than it sometimes appears. Further, the clarity of presentation means that it is also a text that can usefully be included on student bibliographies." --Women's Philosophy Review "The Gender of Power, which announces itself in the first line of its Preface as (...)
  29. Critical Feminism: Argument in the Disciplines.Kate Campbell (ed.) - 1992 - Open University Press.
  30. Symbolic Forms for a New Humanity: Cultural and Racial Reconfigurations of Critical Theory.Drucilla Cornell - 2010 - Fordham University Press.
    In dialogue with afro-caribbean philosophy, this book seeks in Cassirer's philosophy of symbolic forms a new vocabulary for approaching central intellectual and ...
  31. The Oxford Companion to Philosophy.Ted Honderich (ed.) - 2005 - Oxford University Press.
    Offering clear and reliable guidance to the ideas of philosophers from antiquity to the present day and to the major philosophical systems around the globe, he Oxford Companion to Philosophy is the definitive philosophical reference work for readers at all levels. For ten years the original volume has served as a stimulating introduction for general readers and as an indispensable guide for students and scholars. A distinguished international assembly of 249 philosophers contributed almost 2,000 entries, and many of these have (...)
  32. Knowing the Difference: Feminist Perspectives in Epistemology.Kathleen Lennon & Margaret Whitford (eds.) - 1994 - Routledge.
    This collection is one of the first to offer feminist perspectives on epistemology from thinkers outside North America. It presents essays from an international group of contributors, including Rosi Braidotti, Gemma Corradi Fiumara, Anna Yeatman, Sabina Lovibond and Liz Stanley. Using approaches and methods from both analytic and continental philosophy, the contributors engage with questions of traditional epistemology and with issues raised by postmodernist critiques. The essays deal with the central question of difference: the difference which a feminist perspective yields (...)
  33. Women, Gender, and World Politics: Perspectives, Policies, and Prospects.Peter R. Beckman & Francine D'Amico (eds.) - 1994 - Bergin & Garvey.
    Written as an introductory textbook for the study of world politics and the analysis of gender, this work is suitable for courses in International Relations, ...
  34. Mapping Desire: Geographies of Sexualities.David Bell & Gill Valentine (eds.) - 1994 - Routledge.
    Discover the truth about sex in the city (and the country). Mapping Desire explores the places and spaces of sexuality from body to community, from the "cottage" to the Barrio, from Boston to Jakarta, from home to cyberspace. Mapping Desire is the first book to explore sexualities from a geographical perspective. The nature of place and notions of space are of increasing centrality to cultural and social theory. Mapping Desires presents the rich and diverse world of contemporary sexuality, exploring how (...)
  35. The Last Sex: Feminism and Outlaw Bodies.Arthur Kroker & Marilouise Kroker (eds.) - 1993 - St. Martin's Press.
    This book is about body outlaws, operating in the interzone between the cold seduction of the hysterical male and the beginning of that new horizon called "the last sex.".
  36. Antigone's Claim: Kinship Between Life and Death.Judith Butler - 2000 - Columbia University Press.
    From a consideration of the effect of stimulants, such as caffeine and nicotine, and the reasons and consequences of their sudden popularity in the seventeenth century, the book moves to a discussion of more modern stimulants, such as ...
  37. Philosophy and Feminist Criticism: An Introduction.Eve Browning - 1993 - Paragon House.
  38. Sexual Love and Western Morality.Donald Phillip Verene - 1972 - New York: Harper & Row.
  39. Beyond Accommodation: Ethical Feminism, Deconstruction, and the Law.Drucilla Cornell - 1991 - Routledge.
  40. Feminists Theorize the Political.Judith Butler & Joan Wallach Scott (eds.) - 1992 - Routledge.
  41. Transitions in Continental Philosophy.Arleen B. Dallery, Stephen H. Watson & E. Marya Bower (eds.) - 1994 - State University of New York Press.
    Twenty papers from a conference in Villanova, Pennsylvania discuss the politics, psychoanalysis and feminist theory, aesthetics, and ethics of phenomenology and existentialism in North America, from its beginnings in the 1940s to its ...
  42. Feminist Interpretations and Political Theory.Carole Pateman & Mary Lyndon Shanley (eds.) - 1991 - Polity Press in Association with Basil Blackwell, Oxford, Uk.
    This volume brings together exciting and provocative new feminist readings of famous classic and contemporary texts from Plato to Habermas.
  43. Shadow of Spirit: Postmodernism and Religion.Philippa Berry & Andrew Wernick (eds.) - 1992 - Routledge.
    By illuminating the striking affinity between the most innovative aspects of postmodern thought and religious mystical discourse, Shadow of Spirit challenges the long established assumption that western thought is committed to nihilism. This collection of essays by internationally recognized scholars explores the implications of the fascination with the "sacred," "divine" or "infinite" which characterizes much contemporary thought. It shows how these concerns have surfaced in the work of Derrida, Baudrillard, Lyotard, Kristeva, Irigaray and others. Examining the connection between this postmodern (...)
  44. Psychoanalysis and Gender: An Introductory Reader.Rosalind Minsky - 1996 - Routledge.
    What is object-relations theory and what does it have to do with literary studies? How can Freud's phallocentric theories be applied by feminist critics? In Psychoanalysis and Gender: An Introductory Reader Rosalind Minsky answers these questions and more, offering students a clear, straightforward overview without ever losing them in jargon. In the first section Minsky outlines the fundamentals of the theory, introducing the key thinkers and providing clear commentary. In the second section, the theory is demonstratedn by an anthology of (...)
  45. Contemporary French Feminism.Kelly Oliver & Lisa Walsh (eds.) - 2004 - Oxford University Press.
    Have we entered a historical moment of 'post-feminism'? This volume presents a timely and convincing 'no'. These essays demonstrate that there is a new generation of French women who take up questions of equality and difference from a position distinct from either first or second wave feminism, a position that often attempts to move beyond the binary of equality and/or difference to a new form of the individual.
  46. Women and Citizenship.Marilyn Friedman (ed.) - 2005 - Oup Usa.
    This highly interdisciplinary volume explores the political and cultural dimensions of citizenship and their relevance to women and gender. Containing essays by leading scholars such as Iris Marion Young, Alison Jaggar, Martha Nussbaum, and Sandra Bartky, it examines the conceptual issues and strategies at play in the feminist quest to give women full citizenship status. The contributors take a fresh look at issues, going beyond conventional critiques, and examining problems in the political and social arrangements, practices, and conditions that diminish (...)
  47. Chaucer, Ethics, and Gender.Alcuin Blamires - 2006 - Oxford University Press.
    This book makes a vigorous reassessment of the moral dimension in Chaucer's writings. For the Middle Ages, the study of human behavior generally signified the study of the morality of attitudes, choices, and actions. Moreover, moral analysis was not gender neutral: it presupposed that certain virtues and certain failings were largely gender-specific. Alcuin Blamires, mainly concentrating on The Canterbury Tales, discloses how Chaucer adapts the composite inherited traditions of moral literature to shape the significance and the gender implications of his (...)
  48. Erotic Welfare: Sexual Theory and Politics in the Age of Epidemic.Linda Singer - 1992 - Routledge.
    A trenchant critique of sexuality in an age of discipline, where bodies and pleasures have become sites of regulatory power.
  49. Ecopolitics: The Environment in Poststructuralist Thought.Verena Andermatt Conley - 1997 - Routledge.
    Ecopolitics is a study of environmental awareness--or non-awareness--in contemporary French theory. Arguing that it is now impossible not to think in an ecological way, Verena Andermatt Conley traces the roots of today's concern for the environment back to the intellectual climate of the late '50s and '60s. Major thinkers of 1968, the author argues, changed the way we think the world; this owes much to an ecological awareness that remains at the heart of issues concerning cultural theory in general. The (...)
  50. Love: Emotion, Myth, & Metaphor.Robert C. Solomon - 1981 - Prometheus Books.
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